We at the CDS Japan had the pleasure of showing 'Don't Take Me Home', the extraordinary story of the Welsh national football who made a nation proud by reaching the semi finals of Euro 2016, their first appearance at a major tournament since 1958. Thank you to one and all for attending and kind thanks to our host, the Clann in Jiyugaoka who provided us with great food and hospitality.
Diolch i bawb!
On March 1st, St. David's Society celebrated the national day of Wales at Bon Marche in Tsukiji. Lots of delicious food was consumed, and a fun time had by all. Penderyn Whiskey and Caws Cennarth join the event to exhibit their products and to provide tasting for all the guests. Thank you very much for your kind donations and support.
On December 5th, it was yet time for another celebration with the CDS's annual Christmas party.
With plenty of food and drinks to keep everyone going, there was some singing, a very competitive Xmas quiz and wonderful raffle prizes to finish the night off. A very merry night indeed!
On October 31st, CDS got together for a movie and pizza night.
As it was also Halloween, we also enjoyed some Halloween treats too.
Excellent movie and lots of fun was had by all!
On May 29th 2015 a Welsh Food and Drink event was held at the British Embassy,Tokyo in conjunction with the First Minister of Wales' visit to Japan. During Mr. Jones' visit, one of his aims was to promote Welsh produce in Japan with the aim to increase imports from Wales into Japan.
The Welsh Cheese & Beer event was a fantastic success. An outstanding variety of cheese and beer and mouth watering canapés curtsey of the British Embassy chef.
Photos taken at the Welsh Cookery Class held on March 29, 2015 at Corabo Senri-Chuo, Toyonaka. A professional chef, Mrs Mie Neda taught us how to
cook Traditional Welsh Cuisine such as Cawl, Welsh Rarebit, and Pan-cooked Salmon with Herbs. Spice cake and Laver bread were also served. They were really yummy!
9th Welsh Cultural Festival, held February 28th 2015 at "Corabo", Senri Chuo, Toyonaka-shi, Osaka.Talk show, mini concerts if Welsh music, lectures and lots of Welsh sweets! Attracted 199 visitors in a day.
Tokyo St. David's Day lunch at the Foreign Correspondents Club. A fantastic day, with fabulous food and great Welsh music.
Pre St. David's Day Party to welcome the Welsh harpist Hannah Stone. See more photos by clicking on the link below:
Photos of Kansai's Welsh Cultural Festival 2011, which was held at "Corabo", Toyonakashi Senri Bunka Centre in Senri Chuo on March 12th 2011. As the event was held a day after the Great Tohoku & Kanto Earthquake, Mr. Ochiai, from Sendai was unable to participate. However, we were fortunate to have a wonderful guest speaker and photographer, Mr. Rhys Jones give a slide show and talk about Wales. Entertainment was provided by the Osaka Male Voice Choir, with Welsh food tasting, including Welsh Cakes.
Kansai's St. David's Day Party 2011, which was held following the "Welsh Cultural Festival". This year's Japanese-style cafe, WAFURUMAI, was very helpful. They helped decorate the cafe with lots of daffodils and cultural symbols of Wales.
『ウェールズ文化祭』後に行われたSt David's Day パーティーの様子です。今年の会場、和風カフェの『和ふるまい』はとても協力的で、
Tokyo CDS held a wonderful Christmas Party in Akasaka. We celebrated a little early this year with turkey and all the traditional trimmings.
Tokyo CDS and Cardiff University Alumni held a Hanami picnic together. We enjoyed a spring picnic together in Tamagawadai Park, which was blooming with Sakura trees.
Annual St. David's Day celebration was held on February 28th 2010. A great time was had celebrating tother reminiscing about our soil, Wales.
A day trip to Izu: To enjoy the beautiful scenery and blooming daffodils. The park was filled with over 3 million daffodils and the view was amazing. We enjoyed beautiful ocean views, and excellent local food.
St. David Society Tokyo had an annual celebration party of St. David's Day at 1st of March. This party introduced a presentation of Wales, Welsh ness and various photos of Wales. Also, it provided attendants with opportunities to expand friendship.